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California Dreams Hostel
California Dreams Hostel
California Dreams Hostel
California Dreams Hostel
California Dreams Hostel
California Dreams Hostel
California Dreams Hostel

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8.7

Excellent

288 reviews

288 reviews

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8

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - 150 meters to the beach
Exceptional for walking
Parking
FREE
Walkable places
Buffalo Exchange

460 m

Popular landmarks
SeaWorld

4.7 km

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

7.3 km

USS Midway Museum

12.1 km

San Diego Zoo

12.2 km

Balboa Park

12.5 km

Closest landmarks
Law Street Beach

150 m

Mission Beach

230 m

Crystal Pier

400 m

Motu Hawaii

740 m

Ocean Front Walk

890 m

California Dreams Hostel

743 Emerald Street, Pacific Beach, San Diego (CA), United States, 92109 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Pacific Beach part of San Diego (CA), this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous San Diego Zoo. Rated with 5 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to massage, restaurant and fitness center on-site.

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Highlights

Front desk [24-hour]

150 meters to the beach

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Breakfast [free]

Air conditioning

Facilities

Front desk [24-hour]

Bicycle rental

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Fitness center

Game room

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in San Diego (CA) every 2 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money6.7
Location rating8.0
Nearest airportSan Diego International Airport (SAN)
Distance to airport9.3 km

Rooms available at California Dreams Hostel

Bed in 10-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 42 m²/452 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 single bed
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Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 19 m²/205 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 double beds
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Bunk Bed in Female Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 19 m²/205 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 double bed
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Bed in 14-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 42 m²/452 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 single bed
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Bed in 10-Bed Female Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 42 m²/452 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 single bed
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Standard Double Private Room
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  • Room size: 13 m²/140 ft²
  • Shower
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10 Bed Mixed En-suite
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  • Room size: 450 m²/4844 ft²
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 5 bunk beds
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1 Person in 14-Bed Dormitory with En-Suite - Mixed
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  • Room size: 450 m²/4844 ft²
  • 3 bathrooms
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at California Dreams Hostel?

The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to California Dreams Hostel?

For those who wish to drive their own cars, California Dreams Hostel has a car park that's close to the hostel. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around San Diego (CA) with private transportation, the hostel can arrange taxi service.

Is breakfast offered at California Dreams Hostel?

Wake up to a great continental breakfast at California Dreams Hostel.

What is the smoking policy at California Dreams Hostel?

California Dreams Hostel does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

What restaurants are nearby California Dreams Hostel?

California Dreams Hostel is located in Pacific Beach, famous for good restaurants such as World Famous, Baja Beach Cafe and Pacific Beach AleHouse.

What popular shopping places are close to California Dreams Hostel?

California Dreams Hostel is located in Pacific Beach area which features shopping places such as Buffalo Exchange, Motu Hawaii and Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop.

What are popular attractions near California Dreams Hostel?

California Dreams Hostel is located in Pacific Beach area, which is famous for attractions such as Ocean Front Walk, Calumet Park and Kate Sessions Memorial Park.

What popular beaches are close to California Dreams Hostel?

California Dreams Hostel is located in the Pacific Beach area, which includes Pacific Beach, Law Street Beach and The Promenade at Pacific Beach.

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What people love about California Dreams Hostel

  • 8

    Very good
    Bathroom

    "Perfect for a simple accommodation if one can navigate shared rooms and bathrooms."

    Eero

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    December 28, 2019

Property ranking|Compared to 429 San Diego (CA) properties
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Room size
304 sqm.
Location score
8/10
Value for money score
6.7/10
Service score
7.3/10
Bigger than
99
%
of San Diego (CA) properties
Better than
92
%
of San Diego (CA) properties
Better than
90
%
of San Diego (CA) properties
Better than
90
%
of San Diego (CA) properties
Overall rating:

8.7

Excellent
288 reviews
Cleanliness
6.0
Facilities
6.0
Location
8.0
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More about California Dreams Hostel

More about California Dreams Hostel

California Dreams Hostel

Never miss a single attraction in San Diego (CA) when staying at California Dreams Hostel. Getting around in San Diego (CA) is easy when staying at this hostel, strategically placed right in the heart of the city. Enjoy more possibilities on your vacation at California Dreams Hostel, with its convenient location just 12.2 km from the San Diego Zoo.
California Dreams Hostel offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to travelers. Keep up with all your communications easily with the hostel's free Wi-Fi. Taxi services provided by California Dreams Hostel makes it easy to plan your day trips, sightseeing, and more around San Diego (CA). Guests can enjoy free parking right at the hostel.
Front desk service is provided at the hostel including luggage storage. Packing light is possible at California Dreams Hostel thanks to the hostel's dry cleaning service keeping your clothes clean. Feeling lazy? In-room conveniences like 24-hour room service and daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your room time. Smoking is allowed only in the designated smoking areas provided by hostel.
Designed for comfort, all guestrooms offer a range of amenities to ensure a restful night. For your comfort, some rooms at the hostel are equipped with air conditioning. In-room entertainment amenities including the television is provided in some rooms. In some select rooms, you can find mini bar at your disposal.
California Dreams Hostel also provides a hair dryer in some of its bathrooms for your convenience.


California Dreams Hostel

Never miss a single attraction in San Diego (CA) when staying at California Dreams Hostel. Getting around in San Diego (CA) is easy when staying at this hostel, strategically placed right in the heart of the city. Enjoy more possibilities on your vacation at California Dreams Hostel, with its convenient location just 12.2 km from the San Diego Zoo.
California Dreams Hostel offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to travelers. Keep up with all your communications easily with the hostel's free Wi-Fi. Taxi services provided by California Dreams Hostel makes it easy to plan your day trips, sightseeing, and more around San Diego (CA). Guests can enjoy free parking right at the hostel.
Front desk service is provided at the hostel including luggage storage. Packing light is possible at California Dreams Hostel thanks to the hostel's dry cleaning service keeping your clothes clean. Feeling lazy? In-room conveniences like 24-hour room service and daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your room time. Smoking is allowed only in the designated smoking areas provided by hostel.
Designed for comfort, all guestrooms offer a range of amenities to ensure a restful night. For your comfort, some rooms at the hostel are equipped with air conditioning. In-room entertainment amenities including the television is provided in some rooms. In some select rooms, you can find mini bar at your disposal.
California Dreams Hostel also provides a hair dryer in some of its bathrooms for your convenience.


Dining and things to do

Every morning you can wake up to a delicious free breakfast at California Dreams Hostel. A variety of convenient and tasty dining options are waiting for you at the hostel, for whenever you get hungry. California Dreams Hostel has vending machines for 24-hour available light snacks and/or drinks.
California Dreams Hostel offers wonderful recreational facilities for guests to enjoy. Be sure to spend some time exploring the beach, which is accessible directly from the hostel. End your days in total relaxation with a visit to the massage, located right at the hostel. Check out the hostel's fitness facility to stay fit and firm on vacation.
Cool off on hot days by joining water-world activities like fishing, surfing and diving. Fun in the water is easy with aquatic activities available, like boats and canoes. Engage in some easy evening fun with other guests with the hostel's hiking trails. Get social at the hostel's shared lounge and TV area, where you can meet other guests.


Around the property

Experience all the sights and local attractions of San Diego (CA) with California Dreams Hostel as your base. An afternoon of browsing the works at USS Midway Museum located 12.0 km away can familiarize you with the local art scene. Enjoy the simple pleasures of an oceanside getaway, with La Jolla Cove located 6.0 km away, where you can turn a good day into a great one with a sea view.


Reasons to stay here

Find some of the city's best deals here with rooms 98% cheaper than other options.
Find some excellent dining options here, where past guests have rated onsite or nearby dining better than 96% of the city's other accommodations.
Guests who stayed here really appreciated the room comfort, scoring it higher than 96% of accommodations in the city.

Amenities and facilities
Good
Facilities

6

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Finnish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Outdoor

  • Bicycles

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Boating
  • Bowling alley
  • Canoeing
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Fitness center
  • Game room
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Massage
  • On-site entertainment
  • Pub crawl
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing lessons
  • Tours
  • Water park
  • Water sports (non-motorized)
  • Yoga room

Cleanliness and safety

  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Cashless payment service
  • First aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Breakfast [free]
  • Grocery delivery
  • Happy hour
  • Kitchen
  • Restaurants
  • Room service [24-hour]
  • Shared kitchen
  • Vending machine

Services and conveniences

  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Cash withdrawal
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Convenience store
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Heating in public area
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Postal service
  • Salon
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace

Land sports

  • Golf course (within 3 km)

Access

  • Adult-only property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in/out [private]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety/security feature
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Smoke alarms

Getting around

  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [nearby]
  • Rental car
  • Taxi service

Sports equipment rental

  • Bicycle rental

Available in all rooms

  • Air conditioning
  • First aid kit
  • Free bottled water
  • Heating
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
Food and dining
Restaurants on site

La Perla Cocina Mexicana

  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Menu: Buffet
Location
743 Emerald Street, Pacific Beach, San Diego (CA), United States, 92109
Excellent
Location

8

Airports

  • San Diego International Airport (SAN)
    9.3 km
  • McClellan-Palomar Airport (CLD)
    36.6 km

Public transportation

  • Balboa
    4.0 km
  • Clairemont
    4.8 km

Hospital or clinic

  • The Secret Vein Clinic
    5.2 km

Shopping

  • Fashion Valley
    9.1 km

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    50 m
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • SeaWorld
    4.7 km
  • Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
    7.3 km
  • USS Midway Museum
    12.1 km
  • San Diego Zoo
    12.2 km
  • Balboa Park
    12.5 km
  • Seaport Village
    12.7 km
  • Petco Park
    13.8 km
  • Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
    15.2 km
  • Coronado Bridge
    28.2 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Law Street Beach
    150 m
  • Mission Beach
    230 m
  • Crystal Pier
    400 m
  • Buffalo Exchange
    460 m
  • Motu Hawaii
    740 m
  • Ocean Front Walk
    890 m
  • Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop
    1.1 km
  • Pilar's Beach Wear
    1.7 km
  • Calumet Park
    1.9 km
  • Kate Sessions Memorial Park
    2.1 km
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).

Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Some helpful facts

The property

  • Number of rooms 4

Reviews of California Dreams Hostel from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
6.8
/
10
Good
Cleanliness6.0
Facilities6.0
Location8.0
Service7.3
Value for money6.7
High score for San Diego (CA)
Rating
9+ Exceptional (0)
8-9 Excellent (0)
7-8 Very Good (1)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (1)
Time of the year
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All guests (3)
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8.0
Excellent
Eero from United States
Solo traveler
Bed in 14-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 5 nights in December 2019

A great value and fun opportunity to meet many nice souls. ”

Perfect for a simple accommodation if one can navigate shared rooms and bathrooms.

Reviewed December 29, 2019

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6.0
ROBERT from Italy
Business traveler
Bed in 14-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 2 nights in December 2018

2Day stay but was not provided a blanket. I did rent a beach towel . I noticed that the toilet was ”

Flooded toilet urinile during entire stay. I brought this to housecleaner woman and she said I will get it up but did not. This may be OK in other countries but pestilance and disease spread quickly and when intwined with berthing (PNUMONIA/ FLU/ DYSENTARY/ becomes possible especially with the current ventilation system. Please correct at once ( keep it DRY and HEALTHY.....🙂 ROB

Reviewed December 09, 2018

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